Nigeria records 152 new COVID-19 cases, toll now 65,457

November 17, 2020
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 152 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 65,457. 

The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday. 

It said the new cases were confirmed in 12 states.

“On the 17th of November 2020, 152 new confirmed cases were recorded in Nigeria.

“Till date, 65,457 cases have been confirmed, 61,337 cases have been discharged and 1,163 deaths have been recorded in 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

“The 152 new cases are reported from 12 states- Lagos (61), Oyo (39), FCT (13), Yobe (10), Bauchi (6), Kaduna (5), Kano (4), Kwara (4), Plateau (4), Edo (2), Ogun (2), Rivers (2),”  the NCDC said.

See the breakdown of cases by state below;

Confirmed Cases by State

States Affected No. of Cases (Lab Confirmed) No. of Cases (on admission) No. Discharged No. of Deaths
Lagos 22,562 1,223 21,119 220
FCT 6,385 369 5,934 82
Plateau 3,724 52 3,639 33
Oyo 3,693 406 3,242 45
Rivers 2,916 99 2,758 59
Kaduna 2,778 72 2,661 45
Edo 2,690 19 2,559 112
Ogun 2,103 78 1,994 31
Delta 1,823 37 1,737 49
Kano 1,768 24 1,690 54
Ondo 1,722 98 1,585 39
Enugu 1,332 21 1,290 21
Kwara 1,088 33 1,028 27
Ebonyi 1,055 6 1,019 30
Katsina 965 12 929 24
Osun 942 16 906 20
Gombe 938 56 857 25
Abia 926 9 908 9
Bauchi 750 16 720 14
Borno 745 4 705 36
Imo 648 23 613 12
Benue 493 22 460 11
Nasarawa 485 147 325 13
Bayelsa 426 23 382 21
Ekiti 346 13 327 6
Jigawa 325 6 308 11
Akwa Ibom 319 21 289 9
Niger 286 10 264 12
Anambra 285 1 265 19
Adamawa 261 4 238 19
Sokoto 165 0 148 17
Taraba 155 20 129 6
Kebbi 93 1 84 8
Yobe 92 13 71 8
Cross River 89 2 78 9
Zamfara 79 1 73 5
Kogi 5 0 3 2

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